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Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain

Mindfulness video game changes areas of the brain

Researchers designed a video game to improve mindfulness in middle schoolers and found that when young people played the game, they showed changes in areas of their brains that underlie attention.

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

Dementia screening could be as easy as using a smartphone app that listens to elderly people speak.

mhealth: prevention through digital helpers

mhealth: prevention through digital helpers

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Application Center SYMILA have developed a prevention app called BAYathlon that is designed to help detect a specific form of cardiac arrythmia at an early stage.

Activity trackers help manage diabetes

Activity trackers help manage diabetes

Patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease who used wearable step-counting devices have shown small-to-medium improvements in physical activity.

mhealth: WeChat helps recovery of heart disease patients

mhealth: WeChat helps recovery of heart disease patients

Patients recovering from coronary heart disease who received rehabilitation through WeChat experienced a better recovery than those having standard care.

mhealth: health studies to benefit from Apple watch

mhealth: health studies to benefit from Apple watch

During its latest keynote presentation, tech giant Apple announced cooperations for health studies. The latest model of their smartwatches are to be key in their execution.

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